Hisamitsu America Marks 90 Years of Pioneering Pain Relief with Salonpas® with Record Sales

February 29, 2024

FLORHAM PARK, NJ; March 1, 2024 – Hisamitsu America, today, celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Salonpas® patch, the world’s No. 1 brand of Over-the-Counter (OTC) topical analgesics in the patch category,1 which was introduced in Japan in 1934. Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co. Inc., with dual headquarters in Kyushu and Tokyo is the parent company of […]

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Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc the parent company and makers of Salonpas® has an exciting new success story to share

October 2, 2023

Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc has been around for 176 years and is at the cutting edge of innovation. Recently, we have developed another brand Fixpace® which has been recognized as an approved product for use in the International Space Station by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). The patches were recently installed in the International […]

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Drug Store News on Topical Growth

May 17, 2023

Drug Store News reports that “some consumers are moving away from NSAIDs—and from oral OTC pain relievers in general—and are seeking topical solutions.”

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Celebrate Salonpas Day with Free Patches at Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park and at

May 11, 2023

“Chicago is my kind of town,” serenaded Frank Sinatra in the iconic song “My Kind of Town (Chicago is). This year Salonpas® is calling Chicago its “kind of town” with Salonpas Day, recognized every year on May 18th as a day celebrating freedom from pain, at Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park. “Chicago’s ‘raz-ma-taz’ ensures that it […]

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Strong Core = Reduced Pain

April 19, 2023

Too often when you read about core strengthening exercises, the editorial and photos all focus on attaining six-pack abs. Improving abdominal muscle strength may prevent back pain by making one less prone to back injuries. Strong core muscles help you maintain balance, avoid clumsy movements and prevent unwelcome strains and sprains. Achieving a stronger abdominal […]

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Salonpas®: #1 MD-Recommended Brand in Pain Relief Patches

March 20, 2023

Exclusively focused on topical pain relief, Salonpas® is the #1 doctor-recommended brand of OTC pain relief patches in the United States (source: IQVIA ProVoice 2021). Learn about our full line of doctor-recommended OTC pain relief patches by reviewing our product pages for: Salonpas® Pain Relief Patch LARGE – The First FDA-Approved OTC Topical Pain Reliever that provides […]

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Pain Sufferers – You are Not Alone

March 6, 2023

Did you know that 20 percent of Americans (over 50M) suffer from chronic pain according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I you suffer from pain, you are not alone. Multiple factors impact your health related to chronic and acute pain. Multiple Pain Definitions – Acute pain, sub-acute pain and chronic pain represent […]

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Role of Massage with Pain Reduction

February 20, 2023

Salonpas sat down with noted masseuse, John G. Louis, LMT, CIMI – Founder & Director of The Massage Therapy Center of Winnetka, to discuss the role massage can play in reducing pain. John, who has been practicing massage since 1980 has the AMTA Certification (AMTA, Active Isolated Stretch Practicing). He individualizes each treatment based on […]

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Top Ways to Reduce Lower Back Pain

January 23, 2023

Did you know that 80% of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their life? It is a common cause of job-related disability with both men and women equally affected by pain which ranges from dull, continual aches to abrupt, harsh sensations that can leave the person debilitated. What causes lower back pain? […]

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